An incredible variety of climates and biomes span the territory of South America. As a result, the continent contains some of the greatest biodiversity on Earth.
A True Book: Geography series dives into the many components that make each continent distinctive and exceptional. Readers will get to know each continents' geography, history, wildlife and future outlook. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.
Table of Contents
1 Land of Extremes Can mountains keep growing taller? 7
2 Amazing Amazon Which rain-forest bird sounds like a croaking frog? 19
Floating Village How do people keep afloat on Lake Titicaca? 22
3 People of the Past Does anyone still speak Quechua? 25
4 Lifestyles What is capoeira? 35
True Statistics 43
Important Words 46
About the Author 48
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